The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. This award is for students who are pursing a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.

Scholarship Sponsor

TN Higher Education Comission

Award Type

$5,000 Cash

Gender Eligibility


Other Requirements/Criteria

Geographic Criteria: Tennessee
Criteria / Requirements:
Applicant must be a minority Tennessee resident and U.S. citizen, a high school senior who has a minimum 2.75 GPA and scored at least an 18 on the ACT, or a continuing college student who has achieved at least a 2.5 GPA.

Contact Information:

Contact Info – Phone #: 615-741-1346

Contact Info – URL: https://www.tn.gov/collegepays/money-for-college/loan-forgiveness-programs/minority-teaching-fellows-program.html

Contact Info – Email: [email protected]


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